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The All-Scotland Sheriff Court (Sheriff Personal Injury Court) Order 2015

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5.—(1) This article applies where the proceedings concern an accident at work or otherwise concern personal injuries sustained in the course of the pursuer’s, or as the case may be, the deceased’s work and paragraph (2) or (3) applies.

(2) This paragraph applies where the proceedings are for payment of a sum of money exceeding £1,000.

(3) This paragraph applies where a sheriff—

(a)has made a direction under section 80(2) of the Act that the proceedings are no longer to be subject to simple procedure; and

(b)has certified that the importance or difficulty of the proceedings makes it appropriate to transfer the proceedings to the Sheriff Personal Injury Court.

(4) Where proceedings to which paragraph (3) applies are heard in the Sheriff Personal Injury Court, section 80(3) of the Act does not apply and the proceedings are subject to such procedure as would have been applicable to them had they been brought originally in that court.

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